Business & Entrepreneurship

Year 10
Subject Information

Students can select this subject as an additional semester of Humanities.

Subject Description

This course gives students the unique opportunity to participate in the Shark Tank e-School program, which is only available at a select few schools across the State.

The Shark Tank e-School program is a course that has been created by the University of Adelaide, in consultation with SACE, where the primary focus is on developing students’ entrepreneurial mindset and skills.

The program teaches students to think creatively and develop solutions to real world problems, while prototyping their ideas and pitching and presenting these to a panel of experts. By equipping students with the skills, knowledge, understanding and personal capabilities to participate and successfully compete in a fast-paced global society.

Studies in this area of the curriculum will prepare students to develop an awareness of changing social, political, business and global environments. It will also prepare students for their future roles as citizens, workers, employers, entrepreneurs and consumers.

Student who successfully complete all assignments can access learning credits at three levels of education:

SACE credit 

Shark Tank eSchool is mapped to the Business Innovation Year 11 course and Business and Economics for Year 10 students and the 2 Cert IV units equivalent to 10 SACE credits.

VET pathway credit 

Students can have learning recognised toward 2 units of a Certificate IV in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation (25% of the Cert IV qualification). The two units of credit from this qualification can also be applied to a range of Certificate IV qualifications and career pathway options at TAFE.

University of Adelaide pathway course credits 

1 undergraduate course credit towards any University of Adelaide Bachelor program.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

There may be excursions and projects with associated costs (approximately $10.00).

Criterion A:

Knowing & Understanding

Criterion C:


Criterion B:


Criterion D:

Thinking Critically

Learning Area Map